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  • Army Corps studying alternatives for upper Allegheny, Monongahela navigation facilities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District has initiated a study to look at alternatives for the future of low commercial use navigation facilities on the upper Allegheny and Monongahela rivers near Pittsburgh, Pa. and Morgantown, W.Va., respectively.
  • Hydraulic system failure at Ohio River lock halts river navigation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh is alerting commercial navigation companies that operations at the New Cumberland Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, eight miles south of Wellsville, Ohio, halted after crews noticed a sheen inside the facility's main chamber.
  • Michael J Kirwan Dam commemorates 50 years with a special celebration

    Come celebrate 50 years of the Michael J. Kirwan Dam and reservoir bringing value to the region. This event will include presentations, speeches from legislators and children of Rep. Kirwan, games, tours of the facility, a ceremonial 50th Anniversary tree planting, and more.
  • Berlin Lake Celebrates 150TH Anniversary of Pittsburgh District with “ENGINEERS ON THE MAHONING”

    Come experience living history at Berlin Lake, where we are celebrating the Pittsburgh District’s Sesquicentennial. Berlin Lake will mark this anniversary with a Living History Event, Sept. 10 -11. As a part of the event, local stakeholders have been asked to come and speak about our local history and culture, as well as provide living reenactors demonstrating how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has evolved.
  • East Branch Boaters: Launch Ramp Expected to Close

    The East Branch Dam boat launch ramp will close August 15 due to falling lake levels. The ramp will be closed to trailered vessels, however the lake will remain open to hand-carried boats such as kayaks and canoes.
  • Public Notice - Mahoning County, OH, Flood Risk Management Informational Meeting

    Given the chronic flooding, siltation and flood risks throughout Mahoning County, Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Pittsburgh District, with assistance from Huntington District, is holding an interagency-coordinated, public informational meeting regarding flood risk management at the public high school in the Village of Lowellville on Tuesday, August 16.
  • Pittsburgh Corps welcomes new commander

    Colonel Bernard R. Lindstrom, Pittsburgh District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will transfer leadership of the Pittsburgh District to Colonel John P. Lloyd during a traditional military Change of Command ceremony Friday, July 29, at 11 a.m. at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum located at 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Major General Donald E. (Ed) Jackson Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, will preside over the ceremony.
  • Corps to sample and analyze groundwater at SLDA

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will be collecting and subsequently analyzing groundwater samples from the Shallow Land Disposal Area site beginning Monday, June 27. The sampling should take approximately three days and three months for the completed analysis.
  • Mahoning Creek Lake Hosts 75th Anniversary

    MAHONING LAKE –In 1941, 75 years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed Mahoning Dam and placed it into operation. Since, that time Mahoning Dam has been providing flood protection for the lower Allegheny River Valley and the upper Ohio River. In commemoration of this major accomplishment, Mahoning Creek Lake will hold a 75th Anniversary celebration from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.
  • Army Corps study recommends North Shore ecosystem restoration project

    PITTSBURGH – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has released a report recommending the restoration of approximately 7.3 acres of aquatic and floodplain habitat along the North Shore of the Ohio River at its headwaters near downtown Pittsburgh. Nonprofit partner, Riverlife, will hold an informational meeting about the project at the Carnegie Science Center on Thursday, June 9 from 5:30-7:00 pm. The report can be viewed at the Army Corps website and the public is requested to submit comments about the report through July 5.